Brian Gwin, the senior industrial development manager at Norfolk Southern, was elected chairman of the SEDC Board of Directors.
“SEDC is embarking on an era of growth with almost 1,300 members from 700 economic development organizations in our 17-state region and will launch a major Foreign Direct Investment Initiative in 2024 to continue our leadership in the American South,” Gwin stated. “I also look forward to seeing economic development leaders at our 2024 Annual Conference in the beautiful and historic city of Savannah, Georgia.”
“SEDC members set the global economic development standard as they nurture iconic brands, support emerging technologies that are redefining markets, and develop world-class business environments and opportunities in our communities,” stated Council President Matt Tackett in a press release. “Our Board reflects the sophisticated Council network that has built the world’s 3rd largest and the best-positioned economy. We congratulate incoming Chairman Gwin and Directors and thank our leadership for an impactful commitment to accelerated progress in the American South.”